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news aktuell, a subsidiary of the Deutsche Presse-Agentur (dpa), provides companies, institutions and associations with effective access to both the media and consumers and supports the communication specialists in telling their stories easily and successfully.

How does this work?

Utilizing the digital tools “ots” and “zimpel” PR content reaches all media formats, including classic print titles, wide-reach online portals or social networks. news aktuell also offers international distribution in 170 countries through a global network of agencies, media companies, journalists and content partners. In addition, news aktuell publishes all of its clients' PR content on, one of Germany's widest-reaching PR portals. Thus, all relevant multipliers are reached worldwide, ranging from editors and digital influencers to specialist bloggers and interested consumers. news aktuell also supports companies in content production. In cooperation with professional partners from the dpa group, among others, fotos, videos, infographics and press releases are created to order.

news aktuell has been on the market since 1989 and employs over 135 people. The company is based in Hamburg. Further locations include Berlin, Frankfurt and Munich.

news aktuell has a wholly owned subsidiary based in Zurich: news aktuell (Schweiz) AG. The range of services offered by news aktuell (Schweiz) AG is comparable to that in Germany. 

All further information about news aktuell can be found here.


ots Original Text Service

Your network for more reach and relevance

ots is a wide-ranging network across the media world, with your story at the centre. With ots, your relevant content such as texts, fotos, etc. reaches the systems of all relevant editorial offices in Germany and, if desired, worldwide in the same way as a news agency report does. In addition, your content will be published in your own newsroom on Germany's largest press portal, thus ensuring more traffic, more perception and a higher findability of your PR content in search engines such as Google and Co. ots is therefore our efficient, sustainable and measurable full-service solution for full-coverage communication.



The PR-Software for quality contacts

The success of your stories depends on the listener. With more than 750,000 editorial contacts zimpel offers you the basis for your success in communicating with your target group - always up-to-date! Browse the zimpel database very simply by topic, media categories or regions, and with just a few clicks you can send your modern HTML emails out to your mailing lists, updated on a daily basis.


Content Production

The production service for awareness creating content

More attention, more commitment: Stories are best told through multimedia. Whether text, photos, videos or infographics - we produce the right media formats for your messages. From conception to evaluation, we take over the project management and advise you from the very beginning.

Head Office

Mittelweg 144
20148 Hamburg
Telefon: +49 (0)40 4113-32850

Edith Stier-Thompson

Edith Stier-Thompson

Managing Director
Frank Stadthoewer

Frank Stadthoewer

Managing Director